Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Alexandria, Alexandria Esler Regional Airport (KESF)

Lat: 31.7°NLon: -92.12°WElev: 112ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed SW 17 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 11 Feb 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Jena LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 53. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 53. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Jena LA
 31.7°N 92.12°W (Elev. 197 ft)
12:15 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
1pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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